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Correlationism Redux – Instantiate this

I’ve been revisiting the argument against correlationism in chapter 1 of After Finitude. This has always struck me as perhaps the least interesting part of the book, and certainly the most misleading, insofar as it tends to draw the focus … Continue reading

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What is Time?

There’s a famous passage¬†in the Critique of Pure Reason where Kant delineates the positions which one can take with respect to the status of space and time. It goes as follows: Now what are space and time? Are they (1) … Continue reading

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Inner Sense part I: On Asking Better Questions

I’ve spent years, and written close to hundred pages, on the problem of inner sense in Kant, and so it feels rather surprising that the major breakthrough of the past few weeks is framing the problem as the search for … Continue reading

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Apology for Obscurity

Obscurity, indeed, is painful to the mind as well as to the eye; but to bring light from obscurity, by whatever labour, must needs be delightful and rejoicing. – Hume, “An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding”, sect. 1 And yet¬†philosophy, to … Continue reading

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